What to ask Local Election Candidates

Over the coming weeks, you may well meet prospective Councillors on your door step, at the shops or you may be emailing them with your demands! Here are Dublin Cycling Campaign’s priority issues.

We want local election candidates to support the following package of measures that is needed to increase cycling numbers particularly among the next generation of cyclists, i.e. those at school and college:

Minister Brian Hayes welcomes European Cyclists' Federation to Dublin

Minister Brian Hayes joined members of Dublin Cycling Campaign and Cyclist.ie, The Irish Cycling Advocacy Network, to publicise the AGM of the European Cyclists’ Federation’s Annual General Meeting which will take place from the 24 – 27 April 2014 at the Wood Quay venue in Dublin. Over seventy European cycling campaigners from twenty different countries will attend and they represent 50 million utility cyclists across Europe.

Guided Cycle Tours around Dublin

Join us for a guided social cycle on Sunday 27th April with ECF delegates from around Europe! There is a choice of three routes all starting at the Phoenix Park.
We will meet at the Phoenix Park Bike Hire at 9.30am for a 10am start.

The routes and distances are: Route 1 - the Lucan Cycle (35km), Route 2 - the Fingal Cycle (13km), Route 3 - the Dun Laoghaire / Dalkey Cycle (21km).

Cycling Makes Sense – Why Government Investment in Cycling Makes Good Economic and Social Sense!

Manfred Neun, President of the European Cyclists’ Federation, will address an Irish audience on the topic of Cycling Makes Sense – Why Government Investment in Cycling Makes Good Economic and Social Sense!. This is an unmissable event - do please spread the word far and wide, and arrive early to get a seat! More details on the ECF and Manfred here: http://www.ecf.com/about-us/board/

Local Authority Seminar: Funding and Justifying Cycling Projects

In late April 2014, Ireland is hosting the AGM of the European Cyclists’ Federation, which will witness the largest gathering of cycling experts and advocates from around Europe in 2014. To avail of this gathering of experts the Department of Transport Tourism & Sport, and Cyclist.ie the Irish Cycling Advocacy Network, are hosting a seminar on the theme of Funding and Justifying Cycling Projects on Thursday 24th April 12.30pm-5.00pm.

Submission on Bus Rapid Transit Public Consultation

The Dublin Cycling Campaign (DCC) made the following submission as part of the Bus Rapid Transit Public Consultation.

Dublin Cycling Campaign (DCC) wishes to make the following brief points:

1) DCC welcomes the BRT concept for Dublin as this will encourage greater commuter switching from car to public transport (PT) and should provide more reliable journey times than currently available.

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